The cucumbers became refrigerator pickles. My son and husband love these. I caught my son eating them for breakfast the other day. Here is the recipe for summer sweet refrigerator pickles that I use.
|Summer sweet refrigerator pickles.|
I shelled the beans and will cook them for dinner. I think they are cut-short beans so I probably need to leave them on the vine a little longer next time. You can see a few below are squaring off and getting flat ends from being crowded in the pod.
|Shelled lazy wife beans.|
The eggplant and anaheim peppers are going to live in the freezer for a while. I bread and bake the eggplant and pop it in the freezer. It makes preparing eggplant parmesan in the winter a snap. Just take out the eggplant (no need to thaw), layer it with sauce and cheese and bake.
I will blacken, peel, chop and freeze the anaheims for later. I love to use them in South African sweet potato stew.
We'll snack on the patty pans (and see if we can convince anybody to take some off our hands) throughout the week!
Still waiting for the first tomato (at least the first edible red tomato).
Harvest Monday is hosted by Daphne's Dandelions. Pop on over, leave your link, and see what everyone else is pulling out of their garden.